The Autonomic Healing Podcast - Conversations with Tom Pals

Invite Intimacy

March 05, 2024 Thomas Pals and Ruth Lorensson Season 2 Episode 29
Invite Intimacy
The Autonomic Healing Podcast - Conversations with Tom Pals
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The Autonomic Healing Podcast - Conversations with Tom Pals
Invite Intimacy
Mar 05, 2024 Season 2 Episode 29
Thomas Pals and Ruth Lorensson

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In this episode, Tom and Ruth delve into the importance of inviting intimacy as they explore the ABCs of thriving. They discuss how trust, autonomy, initiative, industry, identity, and empowerment form the foundational layers leading to healthy intimacy. Drawing insights from developmental psychologist Erik Erikson's stages of psychosocial development, they highlight the significance of each stage in shaping one's ability to form intimate connections.

Tom and Ruth emphasize the role of empowerment in fostering intimacy, enabling individuals to commit to relationships and make personal sacrifices for their well-being. They reflect on their personal experiences and share practical strategies for overcoming barriers to intimacy, such as mistrust, doubt, guilt, and inferiority.

Throughout the conversation, they underscore the transformative power of rational intimacy, where individuals feel empowered to be themselves, share openly, and mutually support others. They invite listeners to explore their own journey towards intimacy and offer guidance on navigating challenges and embracing joy in the process.

Join Tom and Ruth as they invite you to embark on a journey of self-discovery and relational fulfillment, where inviting intimacy becomes a pathway to holistic healing and thriving in mind, body, and spirit.

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In this episode, Tom and Ruth delve into the importance of inviting intimacy as they explore the ABCs of thriving. They discuss how trust, autonomy, initiative, industry, identity, and empowerment form the foundational layers leading to healthy intimacy. Drawing insights from developmental psychologist Erik Erikson's stages of psychosocial development, they highlight the significance of each stage in shaping one's ability to form intimate connections.

Tom and Ruth emphasize the role of empowerment in fostering intimacy, enabling individuals to commit to relationships and make personal sacrifices for their well-being. They reflect on their personal experiences and share practical strategies for overcoming barriers to intimacy, such as mistrust, doubt, guilt, and inferiority.

Throughout the conversation, they underscore the transformative power of rational intimacy, where individuals feel empowered to be themselves, share openly, and mutually support others. They invite listeners to explore their own journey towards intimacy and offer guidance on navigating challenges and embracing joy in the process.

Join Tom and Ruth as they invite you to embark on a journey of self-discovery and relational fulfillment, where inviting intimacy becomes a pathway to holistic healing and thriving in mind, body, and spirit.

Thanks for listening!

You can follow us on
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Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts
Check out the Autonomic Healing Website

We appreciate you!